It was a long, rough season, but this was supposed to be the payoff. Fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets gathered at a local bar on Tuesday night, prepared to see their team win the 2012 NHL Draft Lottery. They would have earned the right to draft top prospect Nail Yakupov, and they had a roughly 48 percent chance of grabbing the No. 1 pick.
But apparently, the Blue Jackets can't even do this properly.